What You Need To Know About Tacoma Plantation Shutters


Plantation shutters are the type of window coverings that have been in use since the latter part of the eighteenth century. These shutters have been designed for both the commercial and residential purpose and today they are manufactured by many different firms. There are many advantages of the plantation shutters and they are especially well suited to the French patio door since they can withstand high pressure. In fact, even the heavy duty wooden shutters installed on doors fitted with vinyl windows will not pose a problem. One more advantage of these shutters is that they provide privacy as well as protection from the elements during the hot summer days.You may find more information at Tacoma plantation shutters.

A plantation shutter is basically a sturdy and stable window coverings usually made up of a sturdy frame with several horizontal and vertical rails placed above it. Ordinarily, set over this framework would be louvers, solid wooden panels, glass, fabric and any other material that could be put up over the frame in order to customize it into any form. These window coverings are more suitable for office interiors. One of the main reasons for its popularity among home owners is that they are very inexpensive and they do not occupy much space. Another reason is that it is more durable than the traditional blinds and drapes and it offers more benefits than the traditional window coverings like noise control and thermal insulation.

However, one main disadvantage of plantation shutters is that it cannot be used on windows with a large frame or on very hot or very cold weather conditions. On extremely cold days, these window treatment products help maintain heat within the room where they are installed, but during the summer months, the louvers may not be able to keep the heat out of rooms where these products are installed. This means that during extremely hot conditions, these products may not be the best choice.

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Southern Custom Shutters (Tacoma)
1725 Pointe Woodworth Dr NE, Tacoma, WA 98422
(253) 766-5556